Nelson rideouts

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  1. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Won't be at Hira this arvo, having a KLR shed day with a few speed runs to test a secret modification that I have devised in my head Mwahahahaha.

    Will probly make it even slower but have to try.
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  2. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    You're not trying mudguards off a mountain bike are you?
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  3. innathyzit

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    No, trying to reposition the airbox inlet away from the rear wheel. Worked okay but bike barely got to 100km/h so didn't work at all really:huh. Then I left the key on and the battery went flat.
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  4. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Good thing it's got a kick start...

    I'll have to get over to see you during the week sometime and pick up the pushie mudguard someone dropped off there for me...
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  5. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    An outing for the small bikes. Lamb Valley is a great venue, Haven't been out there for a couple of years. They used to use (probably still do) a couple of long killer hills as part of the main track, so not somewhere I'd take the 640 in the wet, even with fresh S12s.

    25th November.

    details
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  6. ztaj

    ztaj jatz

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    So I should probably give it a miss on the 800 then ?
    I missed the shed night as I was out riding, need to catch up wolfie to discuss/sort suspension on the GS
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  7. bikemoto

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    Anytime. Gotta dial in my 200 now, the front end is terrible set to standard, way too stiff.
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  8. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Got that short mtb stem for you to try too.
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  9. innathyzit

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    Ok, seeing as how KB has been compromised, are we still meeting at Mobil at 5.30 ish for the bbq at JCs quarters?

    and how do we get there?
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  10. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Head towards the traffic lights in Richmond and its on the right before DSE...
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  11. bikemoto

    bikemoto Tyre critic

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    What're people up to over the Christmas/New Year break? I'm keen for some forest riding on the 200. Though Hira is looking unlikely there's the two other permitted forests available. Everyone get their permits paid up by today? Servicing and fettling the 640 in the next week so maybe not much of a window for adventuring.

    Also, one day between the 28th Dec and 1st Jan, most likely 29th or 30th, I will be driving a car with the 640 on the trailer around to the south end of the Heaphy track, leaving the car & trailer and riding the 640 home. Anyone interested in joining in and maybe doing some exploring on the way back? I can't stay out overnight, but you may wish to make it into more than a day ride.

    Merry Christmas to you and yours!
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  12. NordieBoy

    NordieBoy Armature speller

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    Hopefully my TT bits arrive soon. Then I want to do some exploring...
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  13. innathyzit

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    29th or 30th at this stage I could be persuaded on a ride to GB maybe depending on stuff.
    Only gave myself weekends off (dumass).


    And yeah merry christmas all.
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  14. bikemoto

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    South end of Heaphy is not GB, it's WC. :lol3
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  15. innathyzit

    innathyzit AKA Woodman

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    Ok you got me there :roflTthat chages thing dramatically. Maybe not then.
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  16. bikemoto

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    Update.

    Likely I'll be doing this on Sat 29th, and returning via the Mackley Road. Could possibly squeeze another bike on the trailer if you preferred.
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  17. cooneyr

    cooneyr terra firma rider

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    So I'm in NN till the 14th Jan, though bikeless (unless you count the mtb - need to do some exercise, been a very sendentry year). Anybody up for a coffee or is there a shed night or something I could crash?

    Who's the person capable of getting us access to some good dakar footage?

    cheers r
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  18. Padmei

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    Got Snotso here is you feel like a ride. Fricking hot mtbing at the mo - strongly advise early morn or evening.
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  19. NordieBoy

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    Nice and wet half hour ride tonight...

    Nice and wet 1 1/2 hour walk too...
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  20. bikemoto

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    We can probably organise something, R. I've still got plenty to get done on my bikes.
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